Come and sing

Come and sing

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  • Come and sing rehearsal
    Come and sing rehearsal
  • Come and sing performance
    Come and sing performance
The much-loved Alumni Festival scratch choir returns.
Friday, 22 September 2017 - 4.30pm to 10.30pm BST
Open to: 
Alumni and guests
Art and culture, Extracurricular

This year's playbill features two pieces for the alumni scratch choir (and the audience) to enjoy: Maurice Duruflé's soaring Requiem and Gabriel Fauré's calming choral Cantique de Jean Racine, with its long sweeping melodies and harmonic appoggiaturas. Sing from 4.30pm or listen from 9.30pm at the Come and Sing performance.


  • Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine - edited by John Rutter, OUP 1986 edition
  • Duruflé Requiem - Durand et fils edition, c 1948, 80 pages

Please see below if you need to hire the score.

Singers' timetable

4.30pm-6pm First rehearsal for chorus

6pm-7.45pm supper break

7.45-9.15pm Tutti rehearsal with orchestra and soloists

9.30pm Performance with audience

Booking information

£15 to sing. Optional score hire is £4. Prices include VAT.

Audience members pay £10 (also available at the door) - see the Come and Sing performance event page.

£15 to perform / £4 score hire


King's College Chapel
King's Parade
United Kingdom